Promoting First Relationships is an evidence-based curriculum designed for service providers that can be used to assist parents and other caregivers meet the social and emotional needs of young children (0-3 years).
It covers issues critical to supporting and guiding caregivers in building nurturing and responsive relationships with children, including theoretical foundations of social and emotional development in early childhood; consultation strategies for working with parents and other caregivers; elements of a healthy relationship; promoting the development of trust and security in infancy; promoting healthy development of self during toddlerhood; understanding and intervening with children's challenging behaviours; developing intervention plans for children and caregivers and individualising Promoting First Relationships for your setting.
The Promoting First Relationships Parent/Caregiver DVD provides a brief explanation of the various elements of a healthy parent/caregiver and child relationship.
The DVD can be left with parents to view on their own, or can be watched and discussed in a brief home visit. This DVD is a shortened version of the full length Training Program video (provided in the curriculum), excluding various consultation strategies.